Thursday, January 9, 2020

Best of 2019 Lists from Friends of Twist & Shout! (Round 3)

Trout Steak Revival

Trout Steak Revival will be appearing at Mission Ballroom on Saturday January 11th!  More details HERE.

From the band members of Trout Steak Revival- their Top 10 List (no particular order)

Rayland Baxter: Good Mmornin
Bon Iver: i,i
Billie Eilish: When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
Bill Callahan: Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest
Molly Sarle: Karaoke Angel
The Deer: Do No Harm
Hayes Carll: What it Is
Yola: Walk Through Fire
The Highwomen: The Highwomen
Mandolin Orange: Tides of a Teardrop


Barry Osborne

I'm a Denver-based singer-songwriter, learn more about my post punk old time banjo music at Also, Associate Marketing Director at Swallow Hill Music.

2019 (Alphabetical by band and/or first name)
Avenhart* - For July
Bellhoss* - Geraniums
Billie Eilish - When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
Dervish - The Great Irish Songbook
J.S. Ondara - Tales of America
Lula Wiles - What Will We Do?
Peter Mulvey - There is Another World
Small Glories - Assiniboine & The Red
Strand of Oaks - Eraserland

Best of the Decade (Alphabetical by band and/or first name, year in paren)
Aimee Mann - Mental Illness (2017)
Billie Eilish - When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (2019)
Allo Darlin' - Europe (2012)
Carolina Chocolate Drops - Genuine Negro Jig (2010)
Dinosaur Jr - Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not (2016)
J.S. Ondara - Tales of America (2019)
Jason Isbell - Southeastern (2013)
Kinesics* - Surfacing (2018)
Tanya Donelly - Swan Song Series (released as EPs 2013-2014, released as a collection in 2016)
Trampled by Turtles - Stars and Satellites (2012)

*Denotes Denver band


New Mexican

New Mexican is the solo project of American folk rock musician Matt Hoffman, who was born in Las Cruces, NM, and whose family history extends through southern New Mexico.

Hiss Golden Messenger - Terms of Surrender
Wilco - Ode to Joy
Strand of Oaks - Eraserland
Joe Pug - The Flood in Color 
The Highwomen - The Highwomen
Sharon Van Etten - Remind Me Tomorrow
Vampire Weekend - Father of the Bride
Josh Ritter - Fever Breaks
Chris Staples - Holy Moly
Lula Wiles - What Will We Do



Local Denver musician (Colorado native) Joel Van Horne (Covenhoven)

TOP 10 2019 (in no order)
Low Roar - Ross.
The Lumineers - III
Leif Vollebekk - New Ways
Gregory Alan Isakov - Evening Machines
The National - I Am Easy to Find
Sigur Rós - (presents) Liminal Sleep
Bon Iver - i, i
The Tallest Man on Earth - I Love You. It’s a Fever Dream
Rayland Baxter - Good Mmornin
Jose Gonzalez & The String Theory - Live In Europe

TOP 15 OF THE DECADE (in no order)
Leif Vollebekk - Twin Solitude
Low Roar - 0
Big Red Machine - Big Red Machine
Gregory Alan Isakov - Evening Machines
Jose Gonzalez - Vestiges & Claws
The National - High Violet
Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool
Sigur Ros - Valtari
Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell
Bon Iver - Bon Iver
Arcade Fire - The Suburbs 
Junip - Junip
John Craigie - No Rain, No Rose
Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats - Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats
Lord Huron - Lonesome Dreams

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